Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Edward Sanders

Male Abt 1680 - 1740  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Edward Sanders 
    Born Abt 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jan 1739/40  Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003632  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John III Sanders,   b. Abt 1653, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1730, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Sanders,   d. Bef 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1675  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. John Sanders,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1778 and 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joshua Sanders,   b. Abt 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1785, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F02836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Sanders, Edward., Dorchester County, 18th Sept., 1739; 16th Jan., 1739.
      To son Joshua and hrs., tract "Ann's Delight" lying in Charles Co. on South side of Zackia Swamp,, tract "Eatons Delight" in Nanjemy Parish, Charles Co.
      To son John and hrs., dwelling plantation,, Part of, "Keen's Purchase."
      To sister Mary Poor (Power) and to priest who shall act at testatar's funeral, personalty.
      Testator wills that shd. either son die without hrs, his portion to pass to other son and shd. both die without hrs, their estates are to be divided between Thomas Sanders, son of kinsman Thomas and William Sanders, son of testator's bro, Willam, and Ignatius, son of bro. John.
      Testator desires that John Howard shd. have care and education of his children,
      Exs.: Bro.-in-law James Howard and bro. William
      Test: Robert Rackett, Edward Sanders, Jr., and Joseph Allford. 22.135.
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      Mr. Edward Sanders 25.336 CH 279.2.8 Sep 15 1740
      Appraisers: Thomas Matthews, Matthew Stone.
      Creditors: Thomas Troughear, Mathe Yoskley.
      Next of kin: John Sanders, Anne Howard.
      Executor: William Sanders.
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      Sanders, John, Charles County, 22nd Oct., 1724; 15th April, 1730.
      Ex. instructed as to payt. of debts, especially debt to estate of Wm. Hutchison, dec'd.
      To priest attendant at death, 500 lbs. tob.
      To wife Mary and hrs., in lieu of dowry, certain designated personalty absolutely (not to include altar or church furniture); and certain personalty for life, to pass to dau, Mary Power for her life, and then to grandson John Power and hrs.
      To daus. Mary Power and Jane Doyne, 20s. each.
      To son John and hrs., 100 A. of "Cane's Purchase" at Port tobacco (for desc. see will); and personalty.
      To son Edward and hrs., pt. of last named tract adj. to land of bro. -----
      To dau. Ann, personalty.
      To son William and hrs., residue of land at "Port-tobacco," being plan. where Thomas Osborn lived; and personalty; to receive estate at death of testator.
      To eldest son Thomas, ex., and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal (except land in Virginia sold by father)
      To Edward Sanders to Nicholas Russell, whose rights therein is hereby acknowledged).
      Test: Thomas Mudd, Robert Thompson, Joseph Gardner, Benjamin Gardner, Charles Clements.
      Codicil: 6th July, 1729. Testator states that estate of Ethelbert Doyne, dec'd, with 3 small child. being in his hands, is to be distributed as follows: Grandson Ethelbert Doyne, to care of Clement Gardiner until of age to receive his estate, real and personal, as designated; 2 granddaus. Mary and Jane Doyne, with personalty, to care of Thomas Thompson, Port-tobacco.
      Test: James Whitgreave, Edward Neale., Edward Magatee, 19.892,
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      Mr John Sanders 15.634 CH 523.18,2 Aug 1 1730 Aug 17 1730
      Appraisers: Robert Hanson, Richard Taevin.
      Creditors: Rand. Morris, Thomas Morris.
      Next of kin: John Sanders, Edward Sanders.
      Executor: Thomas Sanders.
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      SANDERS, WILLIAM, Charles County, planter. 18 Aug. 1760; 13 Oct, 1760
      To wife, use of 100 A.,, where I now dwell,, being pt. of Cain's Purchase, and the use of 25 A. called "Orknown", by the name of Sander's Addition, 100 A, by the name of Nappin, during her life, and use of 40 A. by name of York.
      To dau. Sarah Thompson, one saddle and bridle.
      To dau. Catherine, one slave.
      To son Wm. Sanders, 100 A. that my bro. Thomas Sanders, left in his will to be sold, it being pt. of St. Mathews's.
      To son Edward Sanders., tract called Wilkerson"s Throne., 170 Ac after his mother's widowhood.
      To son Edward, 950 lbs, tobacco,
      To dau. Elizabeth,
      My slave Agness,, to be sold by Josa. Sanders.
      To dau. Ann, some furniture.
      To dau. Jane, one slave, and etc.
      To dau. Henrietta, one slave.
      To son Joseph Sanders, tract that: I now dwell on after his mother's decease, It being pt. of "Cain's Purchase."
      Mentions Thomas Sanders, who mortgaged some land to him.
      To Joshua Sanders, my church furniture, upon his paying the priest that buries me 500 lbs. tobacco,
      Joshua Sanders to have care of son Joseph until age 18.
      Exs: Sons William and Edward Sanders.
      Wit: Jno. Sanders, Sarah and Jessee Doyne, 31.115
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 99
      Recorded at request of John Sanders:
      25 Mar 1708; Indenture from Edward Sanders, planter, to John Sanders (his brother); for 100 and the 1st year's rent; parcel formerly belonging to John Ocaine and now in possession of Edward Sanders, grandson of John Ocaine; land resurveyed for John Ocaine 18 Jan 1675 called Caines Purchase; patent dated 6 Jun 1676 for 700 acres; on the north side of the Potomac and west side of Portobacco, Creek; containing 350 acres; formerly in possession of Giles Blizzard by virtue of a gift from John Ocaine dated 10 Feb 1693; Edward Sanders and Jane his wife, late dec'd, father and mother to afsd. Edward Sanders conveyor of this indenture to his brother John Sanders; /s/ Edward Sanders; wit. Thomas Sanders, John Thomas, Richard Thomas; 25 Mar 1708 John Sanders paid alienation; 26 Mar 1708 Edward Sanders ack. Deed
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      Charles County Court Records, August 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 241-241
      William Sanders, by his petition, sets forth that he is Executor of his brother, Edward Sanders, late of CC, decd, that sd Edward Sanders in his lifetime petitioned the Justices of CC Court for a Commission to prove and determine the bounds of a tract of land called Eatons Delight in Nanjemy Parish in CC, which petition was granted, but because of Edward's sickness and death, not executed. He therefore prays the Court will grant or renew the Commission. Ordered that Commission issue, to Thomas Stone, William Dent, John Barker, and Richard Brett, Gent, to examine witnesses touching the premises.
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 285
      Pursuant to the order of last Aug CC Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land called Eatons Delight, in the possession of William Sanders as Ex'x of Edward Sanders, as follows - To Thomas Stone, William Dent, John Barker, and Richard Bret of CC, Gent (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land). Whereas Wm Sanders, as Ex'x [executor] of Edward Sanders, is in possession of a tract of land called Eatons Delight, lying in CC in Nanjemy Parish, did, on Aug 11 in the 27th year of our Dominion, prefer his petition to CC Court on the day afd, before Robert Hanson, Gent and his Associates, then and still our CC Justices, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the sd tract of land. Signed Aug 14, 1741 - Edmd Porteus.
      And now here, the afd Thos: Stone and John Barker, return the Commission afd with the following certificate and depositions thereunto annexed, viz - We certify that we have executed the within Commission and have taken the following depositions hereunto annexed. Signed Oct 20, 1741 - Thomas Stone, John Barker.

      Charles Burn, aged about 55, declares that he was in company with John Hamill, Alexis Simms, and John Cooper to show him the bounds of the land formerly belonging to Francis Linn called Eatons delight, and that the afd Cooper guided this deponent and the rest of company to a white oak where this deponent is now, and stands about 150 strides from the dwelling house where William Cooper lives now, and near the side of a small branch, and that the sd bound tree was then dead, but appeared to be anciently bounded, and that the afd John Cooper told this deponent that his father told him it was the 2nd bound tree of Francis Linn['s] Land and the 1st bound tree of his brother, William Cooper['s] Land. Signed - Charles (C his mark) Byrn.

      Francis Meeks, age about 48, declares that about 12 years ago, in company with John Cooper, he came to a bounded white oak and told this deponent it was a bound tree of Linn Land, which white oak tree stands near the place as the afd Charles Byrn deposes.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 350-49: EATONS DELIGHT: 200 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Linn, Francis: 100 Acres - Linn, Michael: Surveyed 28 July 1674 for Samuel and Nathaniel Eaton at a bound oak on the West side of a Huckleberry swamp running thence West.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 435-414: EATONS DELIGHT: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Saunders, William: : ESCHEAT land, Originally so called, Resurveyed for William & Joshua Saunders: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-12: CANES PURCHASE: 700 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Sanders, Edward: Surveyed the remainder of the above tract 18 Jan 1675 for John Cane at the mouth of Marshy branch called deep branch on the North side Potomac river: Other Tracts Mentioned: GOOSE CREEK;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-12:
      CANES PURCHASE: 700 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Sanders, John: Surveyed the remainder of the above tract 18 Jan 1675 for John Cane at the mouth of Marshy branch called deep branch on the North side Potomac river: Other Tracts Mentioned: GOOSE CREEK;

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